Emergent Added to ECS III Government Wide Acquisition Contract

Emergent, LLC, an award-winning small business and IT solutions provider, today announced the successful novation of Information Engineering Technology’s ECS III Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) administered by National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC).

Emergent’s solutions will be available to the Government through ECS III Contract # HHSN263999900464I. Leading IT providers, such as Adobe, Google, Red Hat, and Symantec are available on the contract along with other solutions in Mobility, Collaboration, Open Source, Security and Cloud Computing.

ECS III streamlines ordering and procedures to save time, money and resources for all federal agencies acquiring hardware, software, networking and telecommunications equipment, scientific research stations, warranty, support, and maintenance. ECS III provides agencies with a secure, web-based RFQ system for delivery order competition, management, awardee selection and notification. Delivery orders are placed directly by agency with end-to-end management by the procuring Contracting Officer. Customized terms, conditions and additional products and services can be easily added to delivery orders. ECS III fees do not to exceed .5% with a $10,000 cap per delivery order, modification or exercise of option. ECS III offers a 1-hour response to any contractual, technical or procedural question and free on-site training.

Agencies can use ECS III to procure IT products and services from simple commercial hardware and software items to integrated applications and enterprise services to strategic sourcing efforts.

“The Office of Management and Budgets is recommending GWACS and Schedules to agencies in order for them to save money through IT Strategic Sourcing,” says Greg Christensen, President of Emergent. Adding the ECS III GWAC to our existing contract vehicle portfolio enhances our ability to offer strategic sourcing solutions to federal agencies.”

An overview of the ECS III contract can be found at: http://nitaac.nih.gov/nitaac/contracts/ecs-iii

About Emergent

Emergent is an award winning Value Added Reseller (VAR) and GSA Schedule Holder (GS-35F-0119W) providing comprehensive IT solutions including product acquisition, consulting and training services. The company specializes in total solutions solving business challenges leveraging its unique specializations in the areas of Business Intelligence, Collaboration, Cloud Computing, Security and Open Source. Emergent offers complimentary technology solutions with strategic vendor partners including Adobe, Cisco, Google, Red Hat, Symantec and VeriSign, among others within the government, commercial, education and healthcare sectors. For more information, visit http://www.emergent360.com